Oral Presentation The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Diabetes Society and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association 2013

Principles of writing for publication (#62)

Jennie Brand-Miller 1
  1. Charles Perkins Centre and School of Molecular Biosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand how to write a clear and concise manuscript and submit it to the most appropriate journal.  I’ll cover the following ground:

• The principles of scientific writing (it’s not a novel)

• Making a start

• Breaking it up into digestible bits

• Polishing the text

• What makes a good graphic?

• Submitting

• Understanding the review process

• Targeting the right journals

• Tiers for the Australian Ranking of Journals

• What makes a ms for an A* journal

• An example for an A* journal paper in my research